Brother of Paul Hollywood's estranged wife dies alongside fellow pilot in light aircraft crash in Spain

Simon Moores, brother of Paul Hollywood’s estranged wife Alex, was reportedly killed in a light aircraft crash in Spain (Picture: Twitter/Simon Moores)

The brother of Paul Hollywood’s estranged wife Alex Hollywood has reportedly been killed alongside another man in a light aircraft crash in mountains in Spain.

Simon Moores and David Hockings are believed to have been flying from Portugal to Kent on Wednesday when they crashed.

According to reports, the Aviation Safety Network said the plane crashed in foggy conditions at 1.50pm on Hernio mountain in northern Spain’s Basque Country.


Two bodies were reportedly recovered from the scene.

Mr Moores, who is an aerial banner pilot, had tweeted pictures of the trip from the air.

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His job had seen him fly banners relating to football matches as well as Brexit.

His fellow pilot Mr Hockings, who is believed to have owned the plane, ran an aircraft maintenance company at an airfield near Hastings.

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